- of sub-excellent quality
Street Fighter was a poxy movie.
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poxy — poxy; pro·poxy·phene; … English syllables
poxy — (adj.) by 1853 in literal sense, from POX (Cf. pox) + Y (Cf. y) (2). As a deprecatory adjective, attested in English dialects by 1899 … Etymology dictionary
poxy — ► ADJECTIVE (poxier, poxiest) informal, chiefly Brit. ▪ of poor quality; worthless … English terms dictionary
poxy — [[t]pɒ̱ksi[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n (disapproval) If you describe something or someone as poxy, you think that they are insignificant, too small, or bad in some other way. [BRIT, INFORMAL, RUDE] ...some poxy band from Denver. ...a poxy one per cent of the … English dictionary
poxy — pox|y [ˈpɔksi US ˈpa: ] adj BrE informal used to show that you do not like something, or do not think it is big or important ▪ We ve had such poxy weather lately. ▪ a poxy little room … Dictionary of contemporary English
poxy — UK [ˈpɒksɪ] / US [ˈpɑksɪ] adjective Word forms poxy : adjective poxy comparative poxier superlative poxiest British very informal 1) not attractive or pleasant 2) not important … English dictionary
poxy — adj British very bad, worthless, inferior. Originally signifying diseased, from the use of pox to mean syphilis, poxy is now a fairly strong (mainly working class) term of contempt … Contemporary slang
poxy — adjective BrE slang used to show that you do not like someone or something: Keep your poxy money … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
poxy — Adj. 1. Rubbishy, crass, of poor quality. 2. A general negative intensifier. E.g. I m not wasting my time and money by going to the poxy shops, just to keep her happy. * Occasionally spelt poxey … English slang and colloquialisms
poxy — adjective see pox I … New Collegiate Dictionary